UK’s EU Trade Scorecard Before Brexit

United Kingdom’s overall performance in international trade has been troubling over the past three years, particularly in its trade deficit with the largest members of the European Union. In this analysis, we look at metrics including the UK’s overall trade balances with the EU at the product and country level. Our goal is to stimulate […]

Philippines Top 15 Import Partners

The Philippines is a densely populated island of 101 million residents located in south-east Asia, and is officially named the Republic of the Philippines. The Philippines shipped US$58.6 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 0.3% of overall global exports estimated at $18.686 trillion. From a continental perspective, 67.1% […]

Turkey’s Top Trading Partners

The Republic of Turkey is strategically located at an intersection between Western Asia and Southeastern Europe. Turkey shares its borders with eight countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Iran, Iraq and Syria. Turkey shipped US$143.9 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 0.8% of overall global exports estimated at […]

Mexico’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the United Mexican States, Mexico shares its northern border with the United States and parts of its south-eastern perimeter with Guatemala and Belize. Mexico shipped US$380.8 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 2% of overall global exports estimated at $18.686 trillion. From a continental perspective, 84% […]

United Kingdom’s Top Trading Partners

Comprised of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, the United Kingdom Republic is a sovereign state situated across from continental Europe’s north-western coast. The United Kingdom shipped US$460.1 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 2.5% of overall global exports estimated at $18.686 trillion. From a continental perspective, 53.6% […]

America’s Top Trading Partners

The United States of America is nicknamed the Land of the Free. But when it comes to America’s top trading partners particularly for its North American business, perhaps that should be the “Land of Free Trade” given over a third of American exports (34.3%) are delivered to Canada and Mexico. Those 3 countries are free […]

Russia’s Top Trading Partners

Officially named the Russian Federation, Russia is the world’s largest country in terms of geographic area. It shares land or maritime borders with 16 other countries. Russia shipped US$333.5 billion worth of products around the globe in 2015. That figure represents roughly 1.8% of overall global exports estimated at $18.686 trillion. From a continental perspective, […]

France’s Top Import Partners

Nicknamed “The Hexagon” (l’Hexagone en français) because of the country’s roughly six-sided shape, France is strategically located on the European continent. It borders Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland and Italy to the east, Andorra to the South and Spain to the west. England is almost due north across the English Channel from France. France shipped US$505.8 […]